Constitution Tour Eyre Trip

Constitution Tour  Eyre Trip

In the election year 2020, commemorate with a Constitution tour visiting presidential homes and much more!

August 6-8, 2020     $699.00 per person double

 

With 2020 being an election year, join us as we commemorate with a Constitution tour at Montpelier, James Madison's home, candle making (18th century style) at James Monroe's Highland, tours of three presidential homes and a one-man play at Hanover Tavern. Make a stop at the birthplace of President William Henry Harrison and visit the Virginia state capitol which was designed by our third president with wine tasting along the way.

 

Activity Level: A lot of walking

Departures:


8:45am Long Gate Park & Ride
9:15am Georgia Avenue Park & Ride
9:30am Leisure World Clubhouse II

Friday, August 6

Stop #1 - Carytown - Check out the "Mile of Style" and enjoy lunch on your own
Stop #2 - Virginia State Capitol - Tour Thomas Jefferson's masterpiece and discover the stories behind the people and events that took place here.
Stop #3 - Visit the last resting places of Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler on a trolley tour of beautiful Hollywood Cemetery.
Stop #4 - Enjoy dinner and "meet" Ronald Reagan in a one-man play as he recounts the drama of his life in "A Late Morning in America with Ronald Reagan"

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Saturday, August 7

Stop #1 - A visit to Montpelier, James and Dolley Madison's home showcases their life after his presidency and the story of the enslaved that served him.
Stop #2 - Dine on some of Virginia's favorites at Michie Tavern.
Stop #3 - Meet President James Monroe during your visit to his mountaintop retreat Highland. Tour the house museum filled with furnishings from the Monroe's household and learn about the fascinating archaeological discoveries that have been uncovered on the original house site.
Stop #4 - Thomas Jefferson put his architectural genius into the design of his beloved Monticello. Take a tour of the house featuring collections that highlight this fascinating President's personality. See the new Sally Hemings exhibit and learn the truth behind her relationship with Jefferson. Visit the gravesite of our third president or take a walk through his beautiful terraced gardens.
Stop #5 - Dinner tonight will be in Richmond's emerging Art District.

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Sunday, August 8

Stop #1 - President William Henry Harrison's birth place and childhood home, Berkeley Plantation. Berkeley's rich history is nearly unparelled.
Stop #2 - Visit a country winery before enjoying a box lunch on their patio. New Kent Winery was built with Old World timbers giving it an ambience that will take you back to earliest of American wine making.
Stop #3 - On the way home stop at Mount Vernon, the home of our first President George Washington. Tour the house and take in the expansive underground museum that highlights Washington's life through 4D and 3D experiences.

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Return:


6:30pm Georgia Avenue
6:45pm Leisure World
7:15pm Long Gate
*Times are approximate dependent on traffic and weather

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Cost:

$799.00 per person single

$699.00 per person double

$669.00 per person triple (2 beds)

 

Eyre Tour & Travel encourages the purchase of Travel Insured’s Group Deluxe Travel Protection Plan

at $70 per person due at final payment.

 

Includes:

Eyre motorcoach transportation

2 nights' accommodations

2 breakfasts

Michie Tavern lunch, buffet dinner at Hanover Tavern, plated dinner at Bistro 27 & box lunch at New Kent Winery

Virginia Capitol tour

Trolley tour

Admission & guided tour of Montpelier

James Monroe Highland Tour

Monticello house tour

Wine tasting at New Kent Winery

Guided tour of George Washington's Mount Vernon

Luggage handling, taxes, & gratuities

Trip Leader

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Georgia Ave. Park & Ride Georgia Ave. Park & Ride
MD 97 @ the Rt.200 Intercounty Connector
Long Gate Park & Ride Long Gate Park & Ride
Ellicott City, MD
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